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Tyrrell Hatton beats Ross Fisher to Italian Open title

Tyrrell Hatton beats Ross Fisher to Italian Open title

-21 T Hatton (Eng); -20 R Fisher (Eng), K Aphibarnrat (Tha); -19 M Wallace (Eng); -18 M Fraser (Aus); -17 D Horsey (Eng), T Fleetwood (Eng), F Molinari (It), G Coetzee (SA); -16 N Bertasio (It), MA Jimenez (Sp), E Pepperell (Eng), M Warren (Sco), M Lorenzo-Vera (Fr)
Selected others: -15 M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -13 J Donaldson (Wal); -12 S Garcia (Sp); -7 L Donald (Eng); -5 L Westwood (Eng); -3 G McDowell (NI) 

Englishman Tyrrell Hatton birdied the 18th to claim his second victory in as many weeks with a one-shot win over Ross Fisher at the Italian Open.

The 26-year-old world number 22, two strokes behind overnight, holed from 15 feet on the final green for a six-under 65 to finish on 21 under.

Just as he did at last week's Dunhill Links, he denied compatriot Fisher, who was again second despite a fine 63.

Matt Wallace, two ahead overnight in Monza, finished two back after a 69.

Hatton, who became the first man to defend the Dunhill Links Championship when he won by three shots at St Andrews, surged into contention with four successive birdies from the 12th.

"I was fighting so hard to stay patient, I just can't believe I have won again," the man from Buckinghamshire said.

"I didn't see a leaderboard so I didn't know where the leaders were, but I holed some putts and it was an amazing feeling to see that one drop at the 18th." 

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